Due to the corona virus pandemic Amazing Race Jyväskylä is postponed and will be arranged on Saturday 12th September.
The enrollment to the competition happens on teams of four (4). Only one member of the team needs to buy a ticket. When purchasing the ticket, you need to submit the email of the team captain and the name of the team.
You can only buy one ticket at a time.
The tickets will be sold at kide.app, more information about the sales coming later!
The race starts from student center Ilokivi (Keskussairaalantie 2, 40100 Jyväskylä). The first half of the teams will start at 11:30 and the rest at 12pm. Check-in for the race opens at 10:30 and it would be highly recommended to get there at least half an hour before the starting time mentioned in your ticket.
At the check-in the teams will get their race passes, official wristbands for the busses, overall patches and the first clue to a checkpoint.
Checkpoints and clues
In the race there is seven (7) checkpoints located all over Jyväskylä area that are organized by local companies and organizations. At checkpoints the teams will complete functional tasks after which they’ll get a clue for the next checkpoint. The teams have 6,5 hours to solve their way through the checkpoints.
If you possibly cant solve the clue or find the next checkpoint you can ask for an extra clue from a cell number on the race pass. Asking for another clue leads to time penalty.
Moving between the checkpoints
The only accepted way of travel during the race is by foot and by the Linkki busses. Bicycles, skateboards, cars, taxis and other ways of travel are forbidden!
At the start the teams will get official race wristbands. By showing the wristband to the buss driver you can ride Linkki busses for free during the race.
After the team has visited all the checkpoints, wants to quit the race or the performance time (6,5h) is coming to an end, it has to return the race pass to the finish line in Kirkkopuisto. The finish line closes at 6:30pm and passes returned after that time will not be accepted. If the team doesn’t return the pass before closing it cannot be rewarded.
If you need any help during the race you can contact the phone number on the race pass.
The best teams will be rewarded in two categories. In the speed race the team tries to solve it’s way to the finish line as fast as possible. If you prefer taking it easy and just want to enjoy the day with no rush you may attend the best vibes race. In this category the winning teams will be chosen by the Amazing Race Jyväskylä team, based on their team spirit and positivity during the day. There will be three (3) prizes shared in both categories.
At the best vibes race you can also attend on social media. Make sure that your profile is public, tag @amazingracejkl and use our official hashtag #arj2020.
The prizes will be shared at Kirkkopuisto after the race at 7pm.
The official afterparty of the race will be arranged at Freetime. You can enter for free by showing the overall patch given to you at the start. More info coming soon!